Welcome to Dr Thomas Johnston - Maxillo Facial Surgeon

Opening Hours : Monday to Friday. By Appointment Only.
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Dr Thomas Johnston offers the following services:

B.S.c (Cape Town) B.Ch.D. (Pret) B.Ch D. (Hons)(Pret) F.F.D. (S.A.)(M.F.O.S) M.Dent. (Wits) - PRACTICE NO: 6200931

Removal of wisdom teeth

Wisdom tooth extraction is a surgical procedure to remove one or more wisdom teeth - the four permanent adult teeth located at the back corners of your mouth on the top and bottom.

Placement of dental implants

A dental implant is a surgical component that interfaces with the bone of the jaw or skull to support a dental prosthesis such as a crown, bridge, denture or facial prosthesis.

Oral surgery

Surgery performed within the mouth cavity, especially that performed around the gums and teeth as an expedient for the purpose of preservation or replacement of teeth


Maxillo facial surgeon performs the proper treatment of facial injuries. These professionals is well versed in emergency care, acute treatment and long-term reconstruction and rehabilitation.

Surgical removal of teeth and roots

When a tooth experiences decay, trauma or infection so severe it cannot be saved even with endodontic root canal on a bicuspid tooth, or root canal on a molar, your dentist may suggest the tooth be extracted.

Bone grafts

Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that replaces missing bone in order to repair bone fractures that are extremely complex, pose a significant health risk to the patient, or fail to heal properly.

Sinus lifts

Maxillary sinus floor augmentation is a surgical procedure which aims to increase the amount of bone in the posterior maxilla (upper jaw bone), in the area of premolar and molar teeth, by sacrificing some of the volume of the maxillary sinus.


Done mostly for orthodontic purposes, a frenectomy is either performed inside the middle of upper lip, which is called labial frenectomy, or under the tongue, called lingual frenectomy. Frenectomy is a very common dental procedure for children and adults

Dental clearance

Dental clearance before cardiac valve replacement surgery is necessary to check for, and eliminate, any present or potential sources of infection which may enter the bloodstream and travel to the surgery site, causing subsequent complications such as infective endocarditis which is potentially life-threatening.